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Design

  • Artist/Maker:

    Pollen, John Hungerford, born 1820 - died 1902 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    pencil and watercolour on paper. Gilded wooden frame, with glass

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs Lucy Jebb.

  • Museum number:

    E.950-2000

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room WS, case R, shelf 49, box R

Physical description

Pencil and watercolour drawing for ceiling design for Kilkenny Castle. Framed and glazed in gilded wooden frame

Artist/maker

Pollen, John Hungerford, born 1820 - died 1902 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

pencil and watercolour on paper. Gilded wooden frame, with glass

Marks and inscriptions

'ARTS AND CRAFTS EXHIBITION / CORPORATION GALLERIES GLASGOW / WITH GREAT CARE / per'
Label; On the back of the frame; printing; ink

'J H Pollen Esq / 11 Pembridge Crescent / London / W'
On printed label on back of frame; writing; ink

'Painting of the / Timber Roof /Great Gallery / Kilkenny Castle / 11 Pembridge Crescent j h Pollen / arts & crafts in / London'
Label; On the back of the frame; writing; pen and ink

Dimensions

Height: 46.5 cm approximate, Width: 72.5 cm approximate, Height: 55.1 cm frame, Width: 81.5 cm frame

Descriptive line

Design for ceiling in Kilkenny by John Hungerford Pollen. Framed

Materials

Pencil; Watercolour; Wood; Gilt; Glass

Subjects depicted

Trompe-l'oeil; Trees; Flowers; Rabbit; Swan (animal); Ceilings; Angels

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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